1. Apple, which operates this store in Beijing, threatened to pull Facebook and Instagram from its app store over concerns about the platform being used as a tool to trade and sell maids in the Mideast.
  2. People gather during a protest in Khartoum, Sudan, on Monday, after military forces arrested the country's acting prime minister and senior government officials.
  3. The private company running Harbor Bay family housing at MacDill Air Force base had come under fire from residents over mold problems.
  4. Administrative law judge Brian Newman conducts a second day hearing on six school districts' challenge of a Florida Department of Health emergency rule on school mask mandates on Oct. 22, 2021.
  5. Tangela Chipman of Dundee lets her Lexus sedan drift backward in neutral while exploring Spook Hill with her girlfriends, Dal Brown and Edwina Brown, of Wilmington, N.C., on Oct. 12, 2021, in Lake Wales. The attraction is close to the Bok Tower and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  6. Dr. Paul Nanda of Tampa General Hospital suggests putting candy at the end of the driveway, or at least away from the entryway, to avoid crowding around the door.
  7. Cliff Freeman was an influential advertising executive who grew up in St. Petersburg.
  8. Sen. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton
  9. The revolver that Christopher Sacco found had a rock secured to it by red and white twine.
  10. Rep. Tina Polsky, D-Boca Raton, asked Florida Surgeon General Joseph Ladapo to wear a mask during a meeting in her office Wednesday because she has a serious medical condition. He refused and was asked to leave.
  11. This Jan. 5 photo shows a vial of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at a pop-up vaccine clinic in Salt Lake City. U.S. regulators expect to rule Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021 on authorizing booster doses of the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines, a Food and Drug Administration official said at a government meeting.
  12. In this photo provided by Louis Amestoy, a police officer stands watch over the scene of a fatal drag racing crash Saturday at the Kerrville-Kerr County Airport in Kerrville, Texas.
  13. A list you'd rather not be on: Tampa came in at No. 50 on Orkin's annual list of the Top 50 Rattiest Cities.
  14. Yesterday• Breaking News
    An 18-year-old from Hernando died in a Pasco County crash on Saturday night.
  15. Yesterday• Breaking News
    Two men from Ohio died in a crash on I-75 early Sunday morning.
  16. Yesterday• Breaking News
    An altercation ended in fatal gunfire early Sunday morning in St. Petersburg.
  17. Benjamin Barksdale, who resigned as Orlando Fire Department chief, faces two misdemeanor assault charges.
  18. A Breen Aquatics worker uses a shoreline workboat with an 8-foot-long snorkel to vacuum up water and algae at the Pahokee Marina in Pahokee on May 3. (Greg Lovett/The Palm Beach Post via AP)
  19. Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to convene a special session to pass laws restricting employee vaccine mandates by businesses. The session will cost $72,000 per day.
  20. Scientists re-enact the calibration procedure of equipment at an Afrigen Biologics and Vaccines facility in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday Oct. 19, 2021.
  21. Jim Waurishuk, chairman of the Hillsborough County Republican Party. [Times (2016)]
  22. A photo released by the Colombian presidential press office shows Dairo Antonio Usuga, alias “Otoniel,” leader of the violent Clan del Golfo cartel, at a military base in Necocli, Colombia, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.
  23. Tom Mullins is a candidate for St. Petersburg City Council District 4.